The Gate House | Mackinac Island Dining | Grand Hotel

A Mackinac Island favorite, this casual restaurant is the perfect place for friends and family to enjoy, lunch or dinner offering a variety of appetizers, entrees, and delicious desserts. Featuring local live entertainment weekly and seasonal bar specials, guests can relax with a cocktail on the outdoor patio or cozy up next to the warm fireplace when the weather is chilly. Stop in for late-night bites and drinks after a full day of exploring Mackinac Island.

The Gate House is a multi-year winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and Traverse Magazine Red Hot 10 Best.

Check out our live entertainment calendar, from karaoke to DJs. Events Calendar

A separate room is available to rent for private events.

Grand Hotel guests are welcome to utilize MAP at The Gate House.

Monday, October 31 will be the last day The Gate House is open for the 2022 season.


Fall at The Gate House

Join us this fall for Happy Hour featuring drink specials Sunday – Friday 3:00 – 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM – close.

stop in and cheer on your favorite team this football season with classic gameday food & drinks – all day Sundays and after 5:00 PM Thursdays and Mondays.